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56 Cards in this Set

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Elie Wiesel
Essay on Man
Alexander Pope
Gulliver's Travels
Jonathan Swift
William Blake (13)
Songs of Innocence: Introduction, The lamb.. The Little Black Boy.. Holy Thursday.. The Chimney Sweeper
Songs of Experience: Introduction.. Earth's Answer.. The Tyger.. The Sick Rose.. London.. The Chimney Sweeper... Mock on, Mock on, Voltaire, Rousseau... And Did Those Feet
William Wordsworth (4)
Tintern Abbey, Intimations of Immortality, Composed upon Westminster Bridge, The World Is Too Much With Us
Emily Dickinson (7)
There's a Certain Slant of Light, The Soul Selects her own Society, A Bird Came Down on the Walk, Much Madness is Divinest Sense, I Died for Beauty, Tell all the Truth but Tell it Slant, Pass to thy Rendezvous Light
At Auschwitz's Block 17, he berates himself for being a spoiled child and rejecting his first plate of prison soup. He redeems himself by multiple acts of kindness, such as giving up his gold dental crown to spare his father torment for marching out of step. At the end he leaves his father to die
Eliezer "Elie" Wiesel
An esteemed grocer, adviser, and religious leader in the village of Sighet, he is cultured, but realistic.
Chlomo Wiesel
Remains silent and casts questioning looks at her family as she cooks food for the departure from their Sighet home. As the family marches from the large ghetto, her face is expressionless.
Mrs. Wiesel
He asks for news of Reizel and their boys, who emigrated to Belgium. In exchange for Elie's fabricated news, the exuberant he returns with half rations of bread.
Stein of Antwerp
Elie's mentor in Jewish mysticism. He deliberately seeks anonymity among villagers yet opens himself to an Elie. After escaping the Gestapo, he considers himself a messenger, but the villagers believe he has lost his mind and ignore his frenzied warning.
Moshe the Beadle
The Wiesels' neighbor, she provides temporary housing to a polite German officer who buys her a box of chocolates.
Madame Kahn
A thin Sighet police officer, He summons Chlomo to a council meeting. At Birkenau, he receives an oversized tunic in the chaotic allotment of prison clothing.
Fire seer
Madame Schächter
The son of a Sighet tradesman, He is selected to load the crematory and ordered to put his father's corpse into a crematory oven.
Bela Katz
He stirs the hearts of inmates with Hasidic melodies sung at bedtime. After the selection at Block 36, he departs in despair, his faith destroyed.
Akiba Drumer
A thirteen-year-old, angelic-looking boy who is tortured and hanged by slow strangulation because his body is too light to end the execution with one quick snap of the neck.
The Pipel
Czech brothers who work at the electrical warehouse after their parents are killed at Birkenau, they are Zionists who befriend Elie.
Yossi and Tibi
Polish musician
A simple young man who travels the world and experiences all of its joys and horrors. Throughout the novel, he acts as a test for the concept of philosophical optimism, or “all is for the best.”
A vain, pompous man, living in the castle at Westphalia.
The baron’s beautiful daughter, with whom Candide is in love.
A learned philosopher and tutor to the baron. He espouses the philosophy of philosophical optimism.
Doctor Pangloss
A chambermaid in the baron’s household; she has an affair with Pangloss and infects him with a disfiguring disease.
A caring man who saves the lives of Candide, Pangloss, and a sailor on a ship.
The Anabaptist
A woman working for Cunégonde who helps Candide escape from the gallows at the auto-da-fé. The daughter of Pope Urban X. Lost her butt to pirates.
The old woman
A high-ranking official in the church who takes interest in Cunégonde. He shares her with Don Issachar.
The Grand Inquisitor
A wealthy, Jewish court banker who tries to win the affection of Cunégonde. He shares her with the Grand Inquisitor.
Don Issachar
The governor of Buenos Aires, who steals Cunégonde from Candide.
Don Fernando
Candide’s faithful valet, who travels with him and eventually settles at the farm with the rest of the group.
A ruthless ship captain who cheats Candide out of 20,000 piasters.
Mynheer Vanderdendur
A long-suffering, pessamistic, elderly scholar who travels with Candide throughout Europe. He also settles at the farm with Candide and Cunégonde.
Now Paquette’s companion, he was forced by his parents to become a monk. He and Paquette settle at Candide’s farm.
A man reported to have never known grief. Candide visits him as a means of testing philosophical optimism, but he turns out to be miserable.
Senator Pococurante
They were dethroned in one way or another.
The six kings
The man who reveals to Candide the secret of his happiness: work.
The Turk
Superior, totally rational horses, who are the masters of the Yahoos.
The repugnant anthropoids held in subjection by the Winims.
Gulliver’s master in the Country of the Winims.
The Grey Horse (The Master)
Creature pretending to reason.
Samaritan sea captain, who saves Gulliver. He represents the church.
Don Pedro
A leading abolitionist in the North, and Douglass' patron. Slow movement, no violence.
William Lloyd Garrison
He supported Douglass' position regarding the enfranchisement of freed slaves.
Wendell Phillips
Douglass' literate slave mother. He got to see her very few times.
Harriet Bailey
Douglass' first master and possibly his father.
Captain Anthony
Reportedly the richest slave holder in Talbot County, Maryland.
Colonel Lloyd
His early death was considered an act of divine providence by the slaves.
Mr. Severe
He had no qualms about executing a slave who disobeyed him.
Mr. Gore
A kind woman who protected him from being beaten by Aunt Katy, another slave.
Mrs. Lucretia Auld
He took control of all of his sister's property, including Douglass. A hypocritical and cruel master. Loaned Douglass to his brother Hugh Auld in Baltimore.
Thomas Auld
Prohibited Douglass from learning to read because he felt a knowledgeable slave was a dangerous one.
Hugh Auld
Christian-helped Douglass learn to read, but later became more cruel than her husband.
Sophia Auld
Eventually Douglass successfully confronted him and was never whipped again.
Edward Covey
A superstitious slave who showed Douglass how to protect himself from Covey with a magical root.
Sandy Jenkins
Not a Christian, but the best master Douglass ever had until he was his own.
Mr. Freeland